Alphabet soup: HCPCS codes, as well as ICD, DRG, CPT

Filed Under: Costs, Providers

Codes, codes: a system built on codes. The numbers used in the health-care marketplace to identify procedures and items go by many names. One of the most common is the HCPCS code, for Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System. It’s the system used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Are your eyes glazed over yet? […]